Nancy Fordham

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Nancy Fordham, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor; Coordinator, Middle Childhood and AYA Education; edTPA
Phone: 419-372-9819
Address: 525 Education Building

More Information on Nancy Fordham

Ph.D., University of Toledo, Curriculum & Instruction (Lang. Arts, Special Ed), 1999

M. Ed., University of Toledo, Reading, 1993

B. S., Bowling Green State University, English/Speech, 1970

Reading motivation, instructional methods, literature, informational text, and comprehension.

Dr. Fordham has been a School of Teaching and Learning faculty member since August, 1998.

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Teaching for the Middle Grades
  • Practicum in School Settings
  • Student Teaching Seminar – Middle Childhood

Graduate Courses:

  • Content Literacy P – 12  
  • Methods & Materials for Teaching Reading     

Fordham, N., Wellman, D., & Sandmann, S. (2012). Technology as a teaching tool.  17th European Conference on Reading – Proceedings.  (Electronic journal)

Member: Editorial Review Board: The Reading Teacher (2006 – present)

Member: Editorial Review Board: Ohio Reading Teacher (2006 – present)

Guest reviewer: Mid-Western Educational Researcher (Spring 2008 - present)

Executive Board Member: Ohio Middle Level Association (2008 -2011)

Outdoor (or any) activities with grandchildren; books/reading; travel.